234 total incidents logged at El Cerrito Plaza

 Auto Burglary

El Cerrito Plaza - 1703-0081

Officer took a phone report of a cold auto burglary that occurred today between 0730-1900 hours. The victim vehicle, a blue 2013 Audi S5 was parked and locked in the small lot off Richmond and Central Avenue. The vehicle’s driver side window was smashed by an unknown object. Vehicle was ransacked but there is no known loss.

Arrest
Prohibition order
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Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Disturbing the Peace/Public Intoxication

El Cerrito Plaza - 1702-0561

Patrons reported a male was creating a disturbance on a Richmond bound train. Officers intercepted the train and off boarded a male that was too intoxicated to care for himself. The male was booked into jail for public intoxication.

Arrest
Prohibition order
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Public Intoxication 

 Strong Arm Robbery

El Cerrito Plaza - 1701-1663

The male victim reported that after exiting the station through the south fare gates, he was approached by the black male suspect who panhandled for money. The victim voluntarily gave the suspect a small amount of money, before the suspect demanded the victim’s wallet. The two then struggled for control of the wallet, during which the victim gave the suspect $40. A short time later, the suspect fled, apparently toward the nearby station. Officers responded but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim, who sustained minor hand injuries for which he declined medical attention, further described the suspect as: in his 20’s; 6’ tall; 180 lbs; curly heair; wearing a black leather jacket, and shorts. The investigating officer will search for potential station video.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

 Smoking/Disturbance/Violation of Court Order/Arrest

El Cerrito Plaza - 1701-1088

An officer contacted the suspect after receiving complaints that he was smoking and playing loud music on the train. A records check revealed that the suspect had a valid stay away order held by this agency prohibiting him from all BART stations. The suspect was placed under arrest and booked into the Martinez Jail for violation of the court order. No complainant came forward for the initial violations.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Disturbing the Peace Violation of Court Order 

 Auto Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1701-0894

A victim reported the theft of their 1999 Acura Integra from the El Cerrito Plaza station, between 0630-1815 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Auto Burglary

El Cerrito Plaza - 1701-0398

An officer located a vehicle with a smashed passenger side window. The stereo had been removed from the dash. The owner of the vehicle later returned and reported that the damage and theft had been committed between 0700-1608 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
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Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Catalytic Converter Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1612-0652

A patron reported by phone that the catalytic converter was stolen from their green 1999 Honda Accord, between 1215-1615 hours, while parked in stall #439.

Arrest
Prohibition order
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General Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1612-0133

A victim reported their catalytic converter was removed from their 2010 Honda Element while parked at the El Cerrito Plaza Station.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Auto Burglary

El Cerrito Plaza - 1611-1840

A victim reported their 2016 Toyota RAV4 was burglarized while parked at the El Cerrito Plaza Station.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Bicycle Theft (Telephone Report)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1611-1384

A victim reported the theft of their green Bridgestone Submarine bicycle, valued at $300.00, while it was chain-locked at the station between 0740 and 1810 hours. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Bike Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1511-3099

A victim reported the theft of their grey Huffy brand men’s 12-speed bike, valued at $415.00, while it was cable locked at the station between 1300 hours on 11/15/15 and 1343 hours on 11/16/15. An officer responded and completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Robbery (Strong Arm)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1611-0913

A female victim reported that while preparing to enter her vehicle in the station’s north east lot, an 18-20 year-old black male wearing a black hoodie forcibly grabbed her lunch bag. As the bag was strapped to her forearm, the force used by the suspect caused the victim to fall to the ground – which in turn caused a minor injury to her hand; she declined medical attention. An officer responded to investigate, but the suspect was not located. The officer requested station video requested.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

 Auto Burglary

El Cerrito Plaza - 1611-0753

A victim reported that their blue 2011 Toyota SUV was burglarized, via rear passenger door window smash, while parked in stall 549 between 1900 and 2355 hours. The victim reported a wallet, cash and a miscellaneous item were taken during the burglary. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1611-0155

A victim reported their catalytic converter was removed from their 1998 Honda Accord while parked at the El Cerrito Plaza Station on 10/31/16, between 0830-1830 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Auto Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1610-1702

A victim reported the theft of their 1992 Honda Accord from the El Cerrito Plaza Station, between 0645-2122 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1610-1658

A victim called to report that their catalytic converter was stolen from their 2005 Honda Element while it was parked at the station on 10/26 between 0700-1500 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1610-1538

A victim reported their catalytic converter was removed from their 2003 Honda Element while parked at the El Cerrito Plaza Station, between 0800-1600 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Attempted Murder/ Assault with a Deadly Weapon/ Terrorist Threats/ Battery with Injuries/ Robbery/ False Imprisonment

El Cerrito Plaza - 1610-1078

BART officers responded to the station for a report of a fight in progress on the Richmond train that was on the platform. The victim stated that he was sitting inside the train car when the suspect insisted that he knew him. After several more times of him telling him that he did not know him, the suspect told him to open his bag. The victim did not do so, resulting in the suspect physically attacking him. During the attack the victim was thrown to the ground and in the process was bit numerous times by the suspect on his arm, neck and face. The suspect then placed his knee in the back of the victim's neck while yelling at him that he was going to kill him. The suspect eventually took his knee off of his neck and stood up. Prior to exiting the train car the suspect took $60 in twenties from the victim and went down to the concourse level. BART officers arrived at the station and arrested the suspect who matched the description. The suspect had the $60 in his possession and was subsequently identified by the victim as the person who had attacked him.The victim was checked by medical personnel, but he refused to be transported to the hospital. The suspect was transported and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on the listed charges.

Arrest
Prohibition order
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General Robbery 

 Auto Burglary

El Cerrito Plaza - 1610-0146

A victim reported that their blue 2005 Toyota Tacoma was burglarized while parked in the station’s northeast lot, stall #608, between 0720 and 1915 hours. The truck’s passenger window was smashed to gain entry and a Kenwood brand stereo was taken. An officer responded, did not locate a printable surface, and completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
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Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1609-0407

A victim reported the theft of their catalytic converter from their 1998 Honda Accord. The converter was taken sometime between 0700-1740 hours on 9/8.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1608-1531

A victim reported that the catalytic converter from their 2013 VW Jetta was stolen while parked at the station between 1030-1830 hours on 8/26.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Auto Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1608-0893

A victim reported their 1996 Honda Civic was stolen from the El Cerrito Station, between 0830-1800 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

Negligent Discharge Of A Firearm

El Cerrito Plaza - 1608-0537

Officers responded to the station on the report of a black male firing a handgun possibly at another male. Officers unsuccessfully searched the surrounding area for both subjects, who were last seen on-foot and fleeing west bound from the station. A search of the surrounding neighborhood for structures and/or vehicles potentially damaged by gunfire also ended with negative results. A witness indicated the suspect fired the handgun while standing in the east access road, near the primary concourse area of the station; and where officers subsequently located a single bullet casing. The suspect was further described as 20-30 years of age; wearing a gray top and blue jeans. There was no further description for the second male. El Cerrito Police Officers were notified of the shooting. Officers requested station video, and TSOC was notified.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Weapon Involved 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1607-1017

The victim reported the theft of the catalytic converter from their 02' Honda Accord which was parked in stall #161 between the hours of 0740-2115.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1607-0878

A victim reported (via telephone) the theft of their gray 2011 Honda Element’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked in the west lot, stall 125, between 0830 and 1415 hours. An officer made contact with the victim and completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket